Amarillo, Texas: Beef Burger Barrel

A business serving burgers out of a giant barrel-shaped building that's been in Amarillo since 1937.

Address:
3102 Plains Blvd, Amarillo, TX
Directions:
From Route 66 turn south at the stoplight onto McMasters St. Drive one mile. Turn right onto SW 10th Ave. Drive a quarter-mile. You'll see the barrel on the right.
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Beef Burger Barrel.

Beef Burger Barrel

A great blast from the past. Still open and tasty. Even took the Jalopy by, just for a photo shoot on Sunday.

[BL, 08/06/2021]

Beef Burger Barrel.

Beef Burger Barrel

The Beef Barrel Burger is still open, and presumably still full of burger beef.

[S. Michael Wilson, 03/10/2020]

Four quarter pound beef burgers for $13!

Beef Burger Barrel

This was built as an A&W root beer barrel building, supposedly in 1937. It became Beef Burger much, much later. There are other A&W barrel survivors.

[Debra Jane Seltzer, 04/23/2019]

Barrel.

Keg Burger Place

Burger restaurant with a barrel attached.

[Donna and Bill Blum, 04/15/2019]

The Beef Burger Barrel has stood in Amarillo, under various names, since 1937. It closed for a few traumatic months in 2007, but has been serving burgers ever since.

Beef Burger Barrel

A town landmark located along the old Route 66. The burger joint is shaped like a barrel. The sign has a large plaster cow on top.

[Kate, 08/21/2008]

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